ncurses security update


An update is available for ncurses. This update affects Rocky Linux 8. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE list The ncurses (new curses) library routines are a terminal-independent method of updating character screens with reasonable optimization. The ncurses packages contain support utilities including a terminfo compiler tic, a decompiler infocmp, clear, tput, tset, and a termcap conversion tool captoinfo. Security Fix(es): * ncurses: heap-based buffer overflow in the _nc_find_entry function in tinfo/comp_hash.c (CVE-2019-17594) * ncurses: heap-based buffer overflow in the fmt_entry function in tinfo/comp_hash.c (CVE-2019-17595) For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, acknowledgments, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section. Additional Changes: For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Rocky Linux 8.5 Release Notes linked from the References section.

Affected Package

OS OS Version Package Name Package Version
rocky 8.0 rocky linux Rocky Linux -Rocky Linux